Associations UK Congress

19 – 21 April 2023 UK Congress

The UK's most valuable conference for association leaders & executives, the Associations UK Congress in 2023 is a physical event, now in its 16th year.

Congress Theme

This year's theme is "Innovation to survive and thrive". Sessions, each with their own topic, will consider innovation:

  • How innovation has led to greater success and profit in each area
  • What are the most recent innovations
  • How technology has enabled innovation

Unique Value with a new approach

  • A focused event for association leaders and association events strategists
  • In-depth half-day sessions
  • Lots of interaction, discussion and sharing
  • Experts leading sessions with case studies from associations
  • Gain real solutions to challenges
  • Very focused groups working together to innovate ideas and create value during sessions

Value of attending

  • Learn how to deliver value for your members in every possible way
  • Ensure the financial viability of your association by delivering and communicating value to members
  • Inform yourself of developments of leading associations, so you are best placed to develop your own successful strategy
  • Build relationships with your peers in similar associations
  • Gain recognition for sharing your experiences and opinion
  • Develop your knowledge, know-how and network to enhance your career progression
  • Enhance your executive skills in the dedicated stream
  • Update yourself and discover best-in-breed suppliers to support your organisation & events

Programme content

  • 3 Streams covering; Association Strategy, Events Strategy and Executive Skills
  • 4 half-day sessions in each stream - move from stream to stream as you wish
  • Association case studies are presented in each of the Association Strategy and Events Strategy sessions
  • Sessions include: Presentations, Case Studies, Room and round-table discussions, Group & individual exercises, and Q&As
  • Each table in each session is carefully table-planned so delegate sit with relevant peers
  • The leading Medical Association Meeting, takes place the day before the main congress

Meet strategic suppliers

Better than an exhibition, meet the suppliers you want, with only six in total required

  • Only 6 x 15 minute appointments over the two days
  • No appointments during session time
  • Select which suppliers you want to meet, with two convention bureaus/venues and four of any other type
  • All appointments are "get to know" discovery style